NCSU Libraries

Thousands of Raleigh area college students marching to Capital grounds

North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, N.C.)

Please note that some historical materials may contain offensive content.

Item information

Title:
Thousands of Raleigh area college students marching to Capital grounds
Topics:
Student Life
University History
Subjects:
Anti-war demonstrations
College students
Protest movements
Original Format:
Clipping (Information artifact)
Item identifier:
ua023_025-004-bx0006-002-019
Created Date:
to
Description:
Transcribed from back: Thousands March To The Capital : About 6,000 demonstrators, mostly students from area Universities and colleges, marched to the State Capitol Friday afternoon to express dissent with a telegram sent by Governor Scot in support of Nixon's move into Cambodia. The line to the Capitol extended for blocks. This picture was taken from the [twentieth] floor of the downtown Holiday Inn as the crowd moved toward the Capitol grounds.
Genre:
Newspaper articles
Names:
North Carolina State University -- Students -- History more info on North Carolina State University -- Students -- History 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

Building: North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Town, Ithiel, 1784-1844 
Supervisor:
more info on Bragg, Thomas, Sr., 1778-1851 
Stonecutter:
more info on Findlater, Robert, circa 1808-1856 
Architect:
more info on Davis, Alexander Jackson, 1803-1892 
Architect:
more info on Nichols, William, circa 1777-1853 
Stonecutter:
more info on Puttick, James, circa 1807-circa 1860 
Consulting architect:
more info on Strickland, William, 1787-1854 
Carpenter:
more info on Briggs, John J., 1770-1856 
Supervisor:
more info on Drummond, William S. 
Architect:
more info on Percival, William 
Architect-supervisor:
more info on Paton, David, 1801-1882 
Carpenter:
more info on King, Asa, -1843 
Stonecutter:
more info on Murdoch, William, 1811-1893 
Stonecutter:
more info on Stronach, William, 1803-1857 
Mason:
more info on Birth, William W., 1808- 
Supervisor:
more info on Briggs, Thomas Henry, Sr., 1821-1886 
Architect:
more info on Town and Davis, architects 
Architect:
more info on Marye, P. Thornton (Philip Thornton), 1872-1935 
Architect:
more info on Simpson, Frank B., 1883-1966 
Built:
Street:
1 East Edenton St., Union Square
Community:
Raleigh
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27601
Architectural note:
The structure is one of North Carolina's finest and best preserved Greek Revival public buildings. A sequence of architects were involved in the project. Nichols functioned only in the capacity of architect on this project. In 1970, a marble replica of the Canova Washington was added. The building was restored to its orginal paint colors and granitizing in the 1990s.
Historical note:
The capitol grounds contain several memorials to wars and political figures erected through twentieth century. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as a North Carolina Historic Site, and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Subjects:
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Capitols
Greek revival (Architecture)
Historic buildings
Historic sites
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
North Carolina -- History
Public buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.781257, -78.63894